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Costs of civil engineering rose in March 2024 by 1.4 per cent from one year ago

release | Cost index of civil engineering works 2024, March

According to Statistics Finland, the costs of civil engineering rose by 1.4 per cent from March 2023 to March 2024. The annual change in costs varied by sub-index from 3.6 per cent for technical and other systems to -1.8 per cent for concrete structures.

Key selections

  • Examined by cost factor in March 2024, the biggest cost increases from one year ago occurred in the costs of own machinery (7.5%) and labour (3.8%).
  • Examined by cost factor in materials, costs decreased most per year in plastic products (-12.0%), metal products (-7.6%) and timber (-5.2%).
  • The total index rose by 0.6 per cent from the month before.


See key statistical data in the tables.

Cost index of civil engineering works 2020=100 indices by structure, March 2024

Cost index of civil engineering works 2020=100, totalindex by cost factor, March 2024

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